Law LLB (Hons)

3-Year Bachelor's Degree

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Take your first step towards a rewarding career in law. Develop sought-after skills, including commercial awareness, personal integrity and an ethical approach. Undertake an optional work placement year. Gain intellectual tools and knowledge to tackle real-world issues in the legal sector.


The LLB (Hons) degree at University of Sunderland Law School provides you with the knowledge and skills which are essential for a career in the legal sector. Our course not only covers the areas of functioning legal knowledge which are required to prepare you for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination but enables you to practice SQE style questions as part of your studies.

The course also integrates the foundations of legal knowledge which you need to pursue a career as a barrister, as well as developing the skills which are necessary to undertake further academic study, such as a master’s level qualification or a doctorate.

You will learn from a combination of experienced practitioners and research active staff, providing a high level of student support and engaging pedagogical approaches to help you achieve your goals.

In addition to the core and optional modules, you can take part in a range of CV enhancing, staff led extra-curricular activities such as the client interviewing competition, the student negotiation competition, the mooting competition or publication in the Sunderland Student Law Journal; a peer reviewed academic journal. Join us for our annual student trip to London to see Parliament, the Royal Courts of Justice and the Supreme Court, which will bring to life your study of public law.

You can experience life in legal practice by studying in our Law Clinic or taking our placement module, and network with local practitioners at the events embedded in our careers and employability programme. You can also build your leadership and organisational skills by joining our Student Law Society.

Why us?

  • This course has 83% Overall Satisfaction according to the National Student Survey 2021, which is the best across North East institutions and 17th across all UK Universities
  • 90% of our students were very satisfied with the teaching on the course according to the National Student Survey 2021, which is the best across North East institutions and 6th across all UK Universities
  • Our Law courses ranked 2nd nationally for Teaching Quality and 3rd for Student Experience in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
  • We offer a wide array of extra-curricular activities such as mooting, debating, negotiation and client interviewing to help enhance your employability
  • The Student Law Clinic provides the opportunity to apply legal knowledge in real-life cases under the supervision of a Qualified Solicitor
  • You can study our LLB and continue to study our LLM Legal Practice (LPC) or an Academic LLM route, meaning that you qualify with two distinct internationally recognised degrees
  • Option to take a work placement year which is an excellent developmental opportunity for you to enhance your organisational and specialist knowledge, capabilities and skills, and ability to self-reflect

Course structure

You’ll be taught by passionate academics who produce ‘internationally excellent’ research. A typical week for you will include lectures, seminars, group work and e-learning. We encourage you to develop study skills and carry out independent legal research. You will also have opportunities to present ideas to other students and develop concepts in groups. A number of modules incorporate court/tribunal visits, video presentations and visiting speakers.

As well as assessments that count towards your degree, there are also on-going assessments for feedback and consolidating your learning. Assessment methods include research assignments, case studies, problem questions, practical activities, reports and exams.

Year 2 (national level 5):

Core modules:

  • Practical Tort Law (20 credits)
  • Land Law (20 credits)

Optional modules (choose 60 credits):

  • Dispute Resolution and Civil Litigation (20 credits)
  • Law of Evidence (20 credits)
  • Placement (20 credits)
  • Family Law and Practice (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Professional Practice (20 credits)
  • Law in Society (20 credits)

Optional placement year. If you take the four-year course, you will also complete:

  • Applied Professional Practice (120 credits)

Final year (national level 6):

Core modules:

  • Trusts Law (20 credits)

Optional modules (choose 100 credits)

  • Law Research Dissertation (20 credits)
  • Medical Law (20 credits)
  • Commercial Law (20 credits)
  • Employment and Labour Law (20 credits)
  • Public International Law (20 credits)
  • Counter-Terrorism Law (20 credits)
  • Crime, Justice and Society (20 credits)
  • Property Law and Conveyancing (20 credits)
  • Wills and the Administration of Estates (20 credits)
  • Business Law and practice (20 credits)
  • Land Law (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Professional Practice (20 credits)
  • Sunderland Student Law Clinic (40 credits)

Please note, optional modules may change.


You’ll be based at The Reg Vardy Centre, on the Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter’s. The Reg Vardy Centre is a modern building with views of the river, and just a short walk from both the coast and Sunderland town centre.

Career ready

A law degree provides you with the foundation subjects that are required for entry into the legal professions. But the understanding of legal implications and obligations, combined with the ability to combine this knowledge in practice, is valuable in many parts of the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Employers from different sectors value the skills of clear thinking, logical argument and effective writing and sectors where a degree in law will be beneficial, include, property development, banking and finance, HR or Civil Services.

Sunderland Student Law Clinic

Sunderland Student Law Clinic provides quality, free legal advice and assistance to local members of the public, start-up businesses and mature businesses in financial difficulty. All work is carried out by students who are supervised by nine experienced solicitors. The Law Clinic enables you to:

  • Work as part of a student law firm
  • Improve your client interviewing skills
  • Gain experience of writing professional legal advice
  • Enhance your graduate prospects with real-life practical experience
  • Receive training and support from experienced staff and learn the rules and procedures of working in a Law Clinic

Mooting and negotiation skills

To enhance your experience of standing up in front of people and delivering a clear argument, we encourage competitions run by the Mooting and Debating Group. In Year 2 there is an optional ‘Mooting’ module. It includes an outdoor performance workshop at the coast to engage in activities around voice projection and the power of oral argument. In addition, you will have the opportunity to enter the CEDR National Client Negotiation Competition, where teams representing UK university law schools compete against each other to find the most effective negotiators. The winners of each regional final are awarded a one-day negotiation skills training course, giving them even more tools to use as they compete in the final.

Client Interviewing Competition

The Sunderland Client Interviewing Competition has been running since 2010 and provides students, competing in pairs, with an opportunity to develop the critical skill of client interviewing in a simulated environment. Coaching is provided by a team of experienced staff. The competition is sponsored by Womble Bond Dickinson LLP, and winning competitors are awarded a work placement at the firm as their prize, along with the Client Interviewing Shield. Two students from the Sunderland Law School compete each year in the Client Interviewing Competition for England and Wales.

Extra-curricular opportunities

Throughout the course, you may also be offered the opportunity to participate in one or more field trips including a trip to London which includes a visit to the Houses of Parliament and the Supreme Court.

The University works with The Essence Centre/Age UK and proudly supports Dementia Friends which provide useful sessions to better understand and support members of the community living with dementia.

Law guest speakers

Our invitations to guest speakers allow you to listen to people who are already progressing in their legal careers. Examples of past speakers include graduates from the course who are undertaking the Legal Practice Course or Bar Professional Training Course and others who have now progressed to their training contract. It’s a useful way to broaden your learning so that you’re prepared not just for exams but for life.

Work placement year

You can choose to undertake the 48-week placement year in year 3. It’s an excellent developmental opportunity for you to enhance your organisational and specialist knowledge, capabilities and skills. These elements are crucial to your course, your final degree classification and career progression.

The focus is on your professional experiences, development, engagement and contribution. During your placement you will be supported by an allocated Academic Placement Mentor and a Host Supervisor at the placement organisation who will monitor your progress throughout the year.

You’ll be supported by the Placement Team in your search for a placement, but you are required to search and organise the placement yourself. All placements will be subject to interview and need to be agreed by the University. If you undertake the placement year, you’ll then transfer onto LLB (with Placement Year).

Please note, the University cannot guarantee that placements will be available.

Graduate employment

Paralegal starting salaries can be between £12,000 and £20,000 a year, increasing up to £25,000 a year with a few years’ experience. With further experience and qualifications, this can rise to £40,000 a year or more. Salaries for qualified solicitors range from £25,000 to £70,000. Partners in large firms or heads of in-house legal departments can earn in excess of £100,000. Barristers can expect to earn between £73,000 and £210,000 a year (source: National Careers Service).


If English is not your first language you should have at least one of the following qualifications (or equivalent) as a minimum.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

You need an overall score of 6.0, with at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) will also be accepted if the applicant’s element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS. After 6 April 2015, you must take your IELTS exams at one of the test centres listed on the UKVI website.

Pearson Test of English Academic

You need an overall score of 59 with no less than 59 in each skill.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)

You need grade C or above.

Cambridge Certification in Advanced English (CAE)

You need grade C or above.




26 January 2022 – UCAS deadline

Applications for all UCAS Undergraduate courses, except those with a 15 October deadline, should arrive at UCAS by 6pm on 26 January 2022. This is the ‘equal consideration’ deadline, which means course providers must consider all applications received by this time equally. 

25 February 2022 – UCAS Extra opens

If you’ve used all five choices, and you’re not holding any offers, you can add another choice using Extra.

19 May 2022 – University decision deadline

If you applied by 26 January and you’re still awaiting a decision from one of your choices, we have until today to decide whether we’re making you an offer. Any choices that are still outstanding after this will be made unsuccessful.

9 June 2022 – Deadline to reply to offers

If you receive all your university decisions by 19 May, you must reply to any offers by today (except if you are using Extra to find a place), otherwise they’ll be declined.

30 June 2022 – Final day to make an application to five universities

You can still apply with up to five choices until 6pm today. After this, your application will automatically be entered into Clearing. 

4 July 2022 – Final day to apply for a course in Extra 

This is the last day to add an Extra option to your 2022 application. If you don’t hold any offers after this, you will be able to add an additional choice using Clearing. 


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The university offers three different student residential buildings, all of which are within walking distance from the university campuses. All students that are residing in these buildings can take advantage of the free transport that the university offers. What is more, all the dorms are equipped with facilities like fridge, Shower, toilet facilities, Wi-Fi, bed Wardrobe, Washbasin and mirror, as well as car parking and bicycle storage.
The first student residence of the university is called Scotia Quay that costs up to £95.50 per week. Each room is suitable for up to 5 students. the second one is named Panns Bank costs about £77.79 a week and is also suitable for families of four. Lastly, Clanny House also costs around £77.79 per week and is suitable for couples as well as single students.

After Graduation

All the students have the opportunity to seek help from The Careers and Employability Service, a team dedicated to helping students find proper and suitable employment either during or after their education.
Students are encouraged to take on part-time vocational roles in order to gain perspective on the reality of the labor market and also earn extra cash. As a matter of fact, the university helps and guides them during this process. It helps students find part-time jobs that do not impact their studies or temporary jobs that can be done during vacations and breaks. Students also have the chance to take part in paid or unpaid internships and job placements that are related to their field of study.
The Careers and Employability Service also helps students with finding employment after graduation. They help students with the resumes, CVs, job applications and job interviews.


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Law LLB (Hons)


3-Year Bachelor's Degree

The University of Sunderland in England

United Kingdom

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